Press Releases

  • National Oil Bargaining Talks Break Down: USW Calls for Work Stoppage at Nine Oil Refineries, Plants

    February 01 2015 2:54 AM ET

    PITTSBURGH, Feb. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers Union (USW) announced that it is calling for a work stoppage at the following US refineries:

  • 2020 Forecasts for Activated Carbon Industry: Global Research Report

    February 01 2015 2:00 AM ET

    DALLAS, February 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- announces the addition of new report "2015 Market Research Report on Global Activated Carbon Industry" of 220 pages to its ever expanding regional and global research database. 

  • 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' Wins Best Animated Feature At 42nd Annual Annie Awards

    February 01 2015 1:00 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- DreamWorks Animation's 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' took Best Animated Feature top honors at the 42nd Annual Annie Awards held Saturday, January 31 at UCLA's Royce Hall.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for February 1

    February 01 2015 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:


  • Syrian Businessman Moataz Al-Khayyat Provides Funding for Scholarships for Syrian Students Enrolled at U.S. Colleges and Universities

    January 31 2015 10:45 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Syrian businessman Mr. Moataz Al-Khayyat recently announced that he is providing substantial financial support to the Emergency Student Fund of the Institute of International Education to award scholarships to 43 Syrian students enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities. 

    All of the students face an urgent financial need due to the ongoing conflict in Syria. 

  • Philadelphia University Hall of Fame Basketball Coach Herb Magee Earns His 999th Career Victory Saturday

    January 31 2015 9:29 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legendary Philadelphia University head men's basketball coach Herb Magee earned his 999th career win when the PhilaU Rams defeated Caldwell 77-47 at home Saturday, Jan. 31.

    Coach Magee, who was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in 2011, will go for career win 1,000 on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at home against Wilmington. The game will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Gallagher Athletic Center.

  • McDonald's Shares Lovin' With New York Tri-State Customers

    January 31 2015 3:39 PM ET

    ISELIN, N.J., Jan. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's is now randomly accepting Lovin' as a form of currency. Following the launch of McDonald's "Pay with Lovin'" Super Bowl commercial, the company is bringing the idea to life at participating restaurants across the U.S.

  • Delivery Agent's ShopTV® Television Commerce Platform Powers the First Shoppable Halftime Show with Samsung, Twitter, Roku, Shazam, Visa and YouTube

    January 31 2015 3:22 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Viewers of the halftime show will have a new way to watch the performance; they can shop it through Delivery Agent's ShopTV platform. Viewers can find ShopTV in the Smart Hub on Samsung connected TVs, through the ShopTV streaming channel on Roku players and Roku TVs, on the Vevo YouTube channel, when they Shazam the halftime show and when partners like Visa, the exclusive ShopTV payment provider for the event, send out shop-enabled tweets during the game.

  • 11.05% CAGR for Atrial Fibrillation Market to 2019 - A Global Forecast

    January 31 2015 1:00 PM ET

    DALLAS, January 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- offers Global Atrial Fibrillation Market 2015-2019 research report of 67 pages that profiles atrial fibrillation industry players like Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sanofi SA.

  • NASA Launches Groundbreaking Soil Moisture Mapping Satellite

    January 31 2015 11:25 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA successfully launched its first Earth satellite designed to collect global observations of the vital soil moisture hidden just beneath our feet.

    The Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory, a mission with broad applications for science and society, lifted off at 6:22 a.m. PST (9:22 a.m. EST) Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket.

  • United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Important Earth Science Mission for NASA

    January 31 2015 11:19 AM ET

    VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Jan. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta II rocket carrying the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) payload for NASA lifted off from Space Launch Complex-2 at 6:22 a.m. PST today. This launch marks ULA's second launch of 13 planned for 2015, and the 93rd successful mission since the company was formed.

  • CAIR: FBI Withdraws from Texas Event Initially Sponsored by Hate Group and Featuring Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theorist

    January 31 2015 10:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today welcomed the withdrawal of an FBI representative from a February event in Texas that was initially sponsored by the anti-Muslim hate group ACT! for America and featured notorious anti-Muslim conspiracy theorist John Guandolo, who claims the CIA director is a secret Muslim agent.

  • Global Ink Solvents Market to see 5%+ CAGR to 2019

    January 31 2015 7:00 AM ET

    DALLAS, January 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- adds Ink Solvents Market research report with analysis by Chemistry Type, Product Type, Process & Application and Global Forecasts to 2019 to its expanding business intelligence store.

  • Auto Glass Industry 2018-2020 Market Forecasts for Global and Chinese Regions

    January 31 2015 12:30 AM ET

    DALLAS, January 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- adds latest reports on Auto Glass Industry for Global and China markets with analysis of auto glass market in china and other countries or regions (such as US, Europe, Japan, etc.) by presenting research on global products of different types and applications.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for January 31

    January 31 2015 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:


  • CN says unionized maintenance-of-way employees in Canada ratify new four-year labour agreement

    January 30 2015 10:15 PM ET

    MONTREAL, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - CN (TSX: CNR) (NYSE: CNI) announced
    today that members of the United Steelworkers (USW) union Local 2004
    have ratified a four-year labour agreement covering approximately 3,000
    maintenance-of-way employees who inspect, maintain and repair CN's
    track, bridges and structures in Canada. The new agreement was reached
    prior to the expiry of the previous agreement and is retroactive to
    Jan. 1, 2015.

  • SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of The Board of Directors of MeadWestvaco Corp. - MWV

    January 30 2015 10:15 PM ET

    BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of MeadWestvaco Corp. ("MeadWestvaco" or "the Company") (NYSE-MWV-News) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the merger of the Company with  Rock-Tenn Company ("Rock-Tenn").

  • Lonestar Resources, Ltd December 2014 Quarterly Results Conference Call

    January 30 2015 9:51 PM ET

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lonestar Resources, Ltd. (ASX: LNR, OTCQX: LNREF) will announce its December 2014 quarterly results on February 1, 2015. The report will be made available via both the ASX announcements platform and the Company's website at On Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 1:00 P.M. (U.S. Central Daylight Time), which is at 6:00 A.M. (Australian Eastern Daylight Time) on Monday, February 2, 2015, the results will be released.

  • Vyvanse® (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules (CII) Becomes First and Only Treatment Approved by the FDA for Adults with Moderate to Severe Binge Eating Disorder

    January 30 2015 9:24 PM ET

    LEXINGTON, Mass., Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Vyvanse® (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) Capsules (CII), the first and only medication for the treatment of moderate to severe binge eating disorder (B.E.D.) in adults, shown to significantly reduce the mean number of binge days per week. Vyvanse is not indicated or recommended for weight loss or the treatment of obesity. Other sympathomimetic drugs used for weight loss have been associated with serious cardiovascular reactions.

  • Weight Loss Scams Remain a Problem but There's Never Been More Hope for the Severely Obese

    January 30 2015 9:00 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent news story revealing that the Better Business Bureau has given a failing grade of F to the Sveltox weight loss patch is simply the latest reminder of the ongoing problem of snake oil weight loss products.